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The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway is expected to reduce travel time from 3 hours to 75 minutes. Read about other key projects to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Karnataka on Sunday to inaugurate or lay the foundation stones of several projects worth around Rs 16,000 crore. He attended programmes in Mandya and Hubballi-Dharwad and inaugurated the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway.
The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway is expected to reduce travel time from 3 hours to 75 minutes. The project involves six-laning of the Bengaluru-Nidaghatta-Mysuru section of NH-275. The 118-km-long project has been developed at a total cost of around Rs 8,480 crore.
During a roadshow on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw flower petals back at the crowd, at several places as he was given a rousing welcome. Modi enthusiastically waved at a large number of cheering crowd as the ruling BJP appeared focused on winning a good number of seats in Old Mysuru region, where it is traditionally weak.